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Gravel & Shea First Amendment Lawyer Interviewed on Vermont Public Radio

Bob Hemley, who regularly represents the print media in Vermont, was invited by Vermont Public Radio to share his views about the Burlington Police Chief’s criticism of newspaper publications of stories about a rape at the Vermont District Court in Burlington. The interview aired on the VPR show “All Things Considered” on October 27, 2015. You can listen to the interview here.

The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 Recognizes Gravel & Shea Attorneys


Best Lawyers Award Badge

Gravel & Shea has been top listed for Burlington, Vermont in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. In addition, 11 of the firm’s attorneys were specifically selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, which is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 6.7 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. For more than three decades, The Best Lawyers in America lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in The Best Lawyers in America is considered a significant honor.

Gravel & Shea attorneys who were specifically recognized by Best Lawyers® are:

  • Peter S. Erly – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • Timothy M. Eustace – Litigation – Real Estate
  • Michelle N. Farkas – Real Estate Law
  • Heather Rider Hammond – Employment Law – Management
  • Robert B. Hemley – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; First Amendment Law; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • William A. Mason – Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law
  • Margaret L. Montgomery – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Jerome F. O’Neill – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Robert F. O’Neill – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Robert H. Rushford – Real Estate Law
  • Norman Williams – Appellate Practice; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Gravel & Shea Announces 2015 Super Lawyers®

Super Lawyers 2015

Gravel & Shea is proud to announce that four of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of New England Super Lawyers®. In addition, Robert Hemley was once again named as one of the “Top 100 New England Attorneys” in Super Lawyers. Selection is based on a rigorous process of evaluation by peers in a number of categories of professional achievement. Our attorneys and their areas of recognition are as follows:

  • Robert B. Hemley – General Litigation, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • Jerome F. O’Neill – Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff, General Litigation
  • Robert F. O’Neill – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Family Law, Criminal Defense
  • Ethan B. McLaughlin (“Rising Star”) – Business/Corporate, Energy & Natural Resources, Mergers & Acquisitions